In my opinion, one of the great flaws of people, or at the very least Americans, is the arrogance we tend to have in what we believe to be true without ever verifying our “knowledge”.
I know I can do better. I’m still learning, but I’m hoping they are as well.
The belief of others in yourself is not going to help you improve yourself if you don’t believe in yourself, and the belief of others can certainly help you find your self-confidence but is not what you need.
I had my first pedicure. In the list of things that I never thought I would experience, pedicures would be at the top of the list, and I have to admit, THAT will never happen again.